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you city folk and you country folk need to grab a jar jumbalaya and we are headed to louisiana to check out "duck dynasty" and "swamp people," they are the kings of rural reality and they are smashing ratings records along the way. almost 10 million tuned into the season finale of "duck dynasty." is it all that it is quacked up to be? let's take a look. in 1972 duck hunter, phil robertson wanted to build a better duck call. build it he did, by hand. the following year the duck commander company began and it was a family affair. the robertsons, well known in the hunting world were thrust into the spotlight and a multimillion dollar business. fast ford to when "duck dynasty" was born. it takes viewers inside the lives of phil and his wife, kay, along with their son's family. >> i am only doing this so they will get back to work. >> laid back jase. >> how can we make ping-pong more violent? katie: and even their uncle si gets into the act. the robertsons show us what it means to put family first, as long as it does not interfere with duck hunting season. so, please welcome the men
of journalist cokie roberts. yesterday members of the house gave tributes to the louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter partic
, democrats are running away from the president's health care law? not all of them, not so fast. louisiana senator mary landrieu is embracing it. take a look. >> i would vote for the bill tomorrow if i had to vote again. >> how is that going to go over with voters? the rule for a lot of others, particularly more vulnerable democrats is to stay away from this thing. what are you getting. >> neil, what could she say? the vote for obama care in late 2009 is the biggest vote these senators have taken in the last several years. i think the ones running for re-election, even the ones in vulnerable states like mark pryor, senator landrieu in louisiana, kay hagan in louisiana, they can come out and say it was a mistake. i don't think they can do that. >> a lot of them wiggle out of it by saying there are some things we have to fix. others say we have to get patches in there and all of that stuff. what do you think of that? >> we'll hear them say this is a complex bill, big bills in the past like social security and medicare had to be changed and tweaked afterwards and we need to make fixes. it's j
, north dakota, was tasked with the de-commissioned nuclear weapons down to their base in louisiana. the missiles were not supposed to be shipped with their live nuclear war heads, the war head part was supposed to be taken have you the missiles and replaced with dummy weight for balance. but in august, 2007, instead of picking up the missiles with the dummy weights on them, the minot crew did not see what they were supposed to be doing. they didn't follow the procedures they were supposed to be following. and oh, yes, accidentally, without meaning to, without knowing that they had done it, they loaded onto that louisiana-bound air force bomber six missiles tipped with live nuclear war heads. half a dozen nuclear war heads, each with roughly the capacity to cause hiroshima times ten were sent up into the air on a cross-country domestic american flight without anybody knowing they were there. happily the plane had no trouble in flight. and because nobody knew to worry about the -- you know, beast, it just seemed like a normal flight, that b-52 and the six live missiles sat unguarded
to the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. chairman and i thank the gentleman from virginia for yielding and for bringing this bill forward. i'm a strong supporter of the reins act and why we are bringing this bill forward is because of the regulations that have been coming from this obama administration. when i talk to small business owners in my district, the biggest impediment they tell me to creating more jobs, the biggest impediment, are the rules and regulations coming down from the federal government. the reins act says if these rules and regulations are so important and have a $100 million impact, shouldn't they come before congress and state their case? what are you so afraid of coming before the public body? president obama said he was going to be the most transparent ever. yet he has bureaucrats coming up with rules and regulations and we have hearings on this stuff. and when they talk about things kids' going to save lives, the rules have absolutely nothing to do with improving the quality of peop
there was a sort of forgot about. >> guest: it is shocking. what is interesting about the situation in louisiana and why just write about it is that there is a budget crisis. and this is something being experienced all across the country in the last five years. but with shrinking budgets, you know, one of the places is the public defenders office. so in new orleans what happened was they were forced to lay off one third of the lawyers. so one whole division, conflicts vision. it means if there are two people arrested for robbing a 7-eleven, one gets the public defenders office, but because they could be accusing each other, you need a separate lawyer. so when no new orleans they had a separate division and they completely got rid of that and the budget cuts. so anyone who came in with multiple arrests like that, they had no attorneys. so they were just sitting in jail for months and months and judges were making please. they were scrambling, threatening to let people out of jail without a trial because this was such a clear violation of their rights. it was a fiasco fischer. >> host: in the same
found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. meli
of louisiana republicans are pointing the finger at, wait for it, president obama. >>> and, 32 days, 18 accusers and one very pitiful fall from office. san diego mayor bob filner strikes a deal. "newsroom" is back after a break. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ male announcer ] a family that vacations together, sunscreens together. find a hilton everywhere you want to go with rates as low as $109 per night. book now at hilton.com/getaway. . it is clear this morning that hannah anderson does not want to be seen as a victim. the teenager kidnapped by a family friend who murdered her mother and brother decided to go public on nbc's "today" show anderson said she's not a victim, she's a survivor and talked publicly about ethan and her mom for the very first time. >> he had a really big heart and she was strong hearted and very tough. she knew how to handle things. >> ha
operatives in louisiana are trying to woo "duck dynasty" star willie robertson to run for the statehouse. his duck hunting supply companies are in the fifth district, represented by retiring rodney alexander. the self described redneck millionaire was on "the five" today. >> i was going to ask that question, whether you were interested in that vacated congressional seat in louisiana. >> i'm kind of busy right now. i got a lot going on. >> we'll see. with re-election bid not going as planned, it was time for a new approach. norway's prime minister who had not driven a car in eight years spent an afternoon as taxi driver in oslo. he says taxis are one of the few places people share their true views. he wore sunglasses and uniform, only revealing his identity once passengers recognized him. by the way, all passengers got a free ride. >>> to say they parted on bad terms is a major understatement. two law professors have been fighting over their divorce 17 years, seven years longer than they were actually married. they filed more than 1400 entries in the case, most over money or custody. by the wa
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
sboog florida and into georgia. as we get through saturday, we see it spread back to louisiana and mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is different but some ten to 15. >> thank you. >>> kind of good news/bad news. it's a deal for the believers convinced we are not alone on the universe. do you believe this? >> yeah. >> the cia is officially acknowledging the existence of super secret area 51. the documents include a map of the location in the nevada desert. would you go, berman? >> mm-hmm. >> you would? >> mm-hmm. >> they said it's a testing sight for surveillance during the cold war. >> you believe that? >> i do. >> if they a
's home town in louisiana. >> they've managed to create a ta trkt arta -- patina of a show that's around a country format. >> reporter: not only are the robertsons real people, but they still live in their home time. one offers visitors to duck into the city of monroe and follow the beards. now for the beards. the unkempt facial hair is all its own. i even felt a little out of place when i met them last year. there is a solution for that. the duck dynasty beard booth. problem solved. "duck dynasty" outstanding ratings are a threat and an example of how tv ratings are being dumbed down to the lowest common denominator. >> what we're seeing is there are all kinds of viewers watching some of these shows for different reasons. some watch them because they relate to the characters, and some people watch it to feel superior to the characters. the truth is, for a & e's purposes, it doesn't matter why people watch as long as they keep doing it. >> reporter: fans, however, argue it's not the beards or the camouflage that makes it attractive to the audience, it's the clampitt style clean humor and
has been going wild over this poll that shows more louisiana republicans blame president obama for the response to hurricane katrina than president bush. yolanda says -- wow how ridiculous. i would like those people to explain how the president is to blame when he wasn't even president yet. grace says -- it shows how ignorant obama haters are. we want to hear your thoughts on this poll. head over to facebook and search "politics nation" and like you to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. erectile dysfunction - erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in
in the house for it to go democrat. three in louisiana. four in mississippi. receiven in alabama. if you start looking at those numbers, and you look at the democratic -- demographic shields happening all across the south, i plef it is a great opportunity for us a to build out our beach, start with legislative races, down ticket races, where literally a small amount of money can mean a lot. >> i think if you consider a state like north carolina where it is part of the new south and we had seen real changes answers sin we have republican legislature, dramatic shift? the other direction. i think your point about focussing on the state legislative races makes a tremendous. a sense and people don't think of that as part of building the bench. talk about that. >> many times what we do is we take a really talented person. talk them into running for governor. they lose 58-42 and we never see them again. instead of developing a career as a legislator, policy maker, and someone who can talk well about the issues, then we loo lose them. one of the things the southern progress would do is help recruit an
related to the bombings. we'll keep you posted as we hear more. >> some 100 families in a small louisiana town still cannot go home a day after a train derails forcing residents to get to safety. laura is live from our news room with more details on this. >> you know, it's been a scary situation for residents who live within a mile of that derailment. most unable to come even near their homes. the train derailed sunday afternoon near the small community about 60 miles west of baton rouge, louisiana. a union pacific spokesman says there are several cars they are concerned about. one involved in this 27 car derailment was leaking sodium hydroxide which can cause injuries or even death if inhaled or touches the skin. a third car was leaking a flammable liquid. all of those leaks have been plugged up. so far, small air pollution detectors have not picked up anything. three other cars contain flammable liquids that did not leak but they need to have the contents carefully extracted which the teams hope to finish up tonight. one passerby was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and the t
: a fox news alert and the alert is that it's dark outside as well as this, a hostage at a louisiana bank over. the gunman had been killed. >> kidnapped teen hannah anderson breaking her silence on-line how she says abductor james dimaggio tricked her. >>brian: dad, does this look familiar? the concert your kids are dying to go to. what's the experience like for you, because you don't want them to go alone? we have got the pictures of what parents have to go through to keep their kids happy and safe. "fox & friends" starts now. ♪ >> you're watching "fox & friends." >> what was the hiccup for? >>gretchen: i guess they thought i had a night on the town before. maybe you did because you're back. >>brian: i'm back from vacation and we're in a temporary studio. we can see people outside for the first time since 1974. >>gretchen: two people. >>brian: all these people saying why am i up, but here we go. huge three-hour show still on this couch which is a little bit low. i feel like this is children's furniture. >>gretchen: i like this sofa. my legs finally reach the bottom after seven years. >
. in fact, it is a revelation when a republican congressman like louisiana's david vitter says he will do the job he was elected to do. >> is your office going to help constituents who might simply want to buy insurance? >> well, we are helping folks in any way we can to get them good information. we field calls e everyday in my offices around louisiana to try to help people with individual questions and circumstances, and i would encourage folks to call our office to try to get that guidance and help. >> suicide caucus take note, a republican senator will answer calls from the people who elected them even if the questions are about something that he doesn't like. joining me today is host msnbc's disrupt karen finney and host of "up" with steve kornacki, and joining us from oklahoma city is a rpt congressman from oklahoma's fourth district deputy majority whip tom cole, and thank you for joining us while you are on the recess. and i hope that the august heat is not as hot over there as other parts of the country, although we are hearing according to the associated press that during one of
look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> you're in louisiana. >> where am i? >> the pit of despair. >> i know when i said that, i'm in one of those states that reflects that today in louisiana. >> oops. >> millions lined up for their chance at that million-dollar dream. >> $1 million. >> this jackpot is a crack ton of money. >> $448.4 million. >> this week's jackpot made new millionaires in new jersey and minnesota. >> yes! >> i was in shock. i was absolutely in shock will i never imagined it would be me. never, ever. >> kim called me at like 8:30. she said are you a millionaire sure enough, they are right and i said i'll have to call you back later. >> this week's top trender. >> going on at the hyatt that no one wants to talk about. everyone was hush-hush. >> shhh. be very quiet. >> the insider tells us the entire place was rented out by the koch brothers. >> republican hot brothers join the billionaire brothers for a secret meeting in new mexico. >> what kind of dastardly scheme are they cooking up now. >> i? like him. >> they're the financial engine of the financial
. alabama or louisiana, not so much. >> students were learning different things in florida, from what they were learning in new york city, from what they were learning in nebraska, and even what they were learning in each school in new york city. >> reporter: to clear up the confusion, some governors and state superintendents developed a common set of standards which states could choose to adopt or not. from the beginning, the obama administration pushed the states to adopt them. >> we laid out a few key criteria and said, "if you meet these tests, we'll reward you by helping you reform your schools." >> reporter: the reward was significant: hundreds of millions of dollars to states that pledged to do what washington wanted. states competed for a share of the $4.35 billion in what washington calls "race to the top." >> governor were nervous. ( laughs ) >> reporter: 46 states and the district of columbia presented ambitious plans. >> oh, we believe louisiana is one of the top candidates for this. i mean, we have such exciting reform going on. >> reporter: only a handful of states have
, louisiana, basically sending cops out to try and trap gays. kim's a member of the american political science association. i'm sure there's a lot of resistance about having meetings in louisiana because of this. we're all, in aa way, struggling with this issue all along. russia has taken a step back so far that it's really outrageous. i have many gay friends and others, germans, french and others who regularly go to try and march in the gay pride parade in moscow. they've been beaten up and hammered down. you hope societies eventually change, by focusinging ining a spotlight on this. >> hopefully the olympics will bring tolerance to the picture. thank you so much professor kim martin and steve clemons. >> thank you, karen. >>> rush limbaugh can't possibly believe oprah was a victim of racism. that absurdy is coming up next. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to
out of take a look at this incredible video out of louisiana... camera's were rolling... as a sinkhole swallowed up a group of trees. the sinkhole first appeared in this assumption parish waterway last year... prompting a mandatory evacuation. since then... state and federal agencies have been monitoring it. ((2-shot toss to weather)) ((ad lib meteorologist)) ((traffic reporter ad libs)) ((traffic reporter ad libs))map 40 map map 40 map green map harford coming up... coming up... keeping kids safe... during the afterschool hours. 7 things parents are now being urged to do. we here are all such innovative people, so i am telling you...if you want to change the world, you're at georgia tech, you can do that! plus it's the speech... that's going viral. we'll show you the surprising way it ends... minutes from now. ((break 2)) the most crucial hours of the school day can be after the bell rings. as kids make their way home from school or to sports and activities... safety should be a priority. this morning karin caifa gets expert advice on how parents and students can make those hours afte
from louisiana seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent for five legislative days for members to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 315 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration-h.r. 1582. will the gentleman from kansas, mr. yoder, kindly take the chair. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration of h.r. 1582, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to protect consumers by prohibiting the administrator of the environmental protection agency from promulgating as final certain energy related rules that will cost more than $1 billion and cause significant adverse effects to the economy. the chair: when the committee of the whole house on the state of the union rose on wednesday, july 31, 2013, a request for a recorded vote on amendment number 3 pribt -- printed in house report 113-174 offered by the gentleman from virginia, mr. conn
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: take a look at this video out of louisiana. cameras were rolling just as a sink hole swallowed a group of trees and by you corner. the cinco appeared in this assumption parish waterway last year prompted a mandatory evacuation. since then, state and federal entities have been monitoring it. --bayou co rne. >>darya: up next on the kron4 morning news. former patriot air and hernandez is back in court today. we'll tell you what is expected from the hearing. cut! i have no idea whats's going on. maybe you're the original really big chicken com, with curly fries and a drink for just $3.99. why the cowboyat? you're the barbecue chicken combo with two chicken patties, bacon, cheese, and barbecue sauc you also come with curly fries and a drink for $39. bubbles! i have no idea what's going on. >>mark: new this morning. the lawyer for the man accused of killing a chp officer in a carjacking and las vegas says there's more to the story that has been told so far but he is not elaborating. james r. robert montgomery from tustin california will appear in court today is accused of jumping into an off
. this is stanford from louisiana, 77 years old. hello. caller: good morning. i'm calling because i was at the first march. i had followed what was going on during that time. that you are speaking of included -- and i want to speak -- included in that spirit and i want to speak of the veterans of the civil rights march. had ato me that the vets to the united states military. they do notl, support president kennedy early on. the vets had come home seeking to participate in the country's they sought civil rights. some were hung in their uniforms. so threats to their homes and communities, the veterans regressed back to their homes and their neighborhoods and their farms and things like that. until they heard of reverend king and his movement. then they came out. never saw the crowds behind the frontline of king, lori, and that group, the group of the leadership in the march. who were those people behind them? vets.f them were most of the more people who had fought in germany and north africa and the philippines and japan, etc. they came home and they do not have civil rights for themselves. so here's
was the executive director of c.o.r.e. well, farmer was in jail in louisiana and refused to come out of jail to participate in the march. and here is martin luther king, jr., a wonderful human being. wer, my met him in 1958 when i was 18 years old. this is eugene carson blake, who was head of the national council of churches. and this young man here is cleveland robinson. this man was almost blind, but no one wanted to say to him, "but you cannot walk with the group." and so he walked with us. this is rabbi joachim prince of the american jewish congress. he was born in berlin and moved to america during the late '30s. he moved to newark, new jersey, and became a leader, a spokesperson for civil liberty, civil rights. and this is joe rauh. he was one of the unbelievable leaders in the naacp. and this is unbelievable whitney young, who was head of the national urban league. >> right. >> who's been a dean at the school of social work at atlanta university. roy wilkins, the head of the naacp. walter reuther, the head of the united automobile workers union. >> and this is a. philip randolph. >> y
and new jersey and louisiana, those states are not going to loot their taxpayers to pay for cities and states that didn't do anything to take care of themselves. not happening. >> and let's turn now to immigration. word out today, breitbart.com reporting they have corroborating sources saying congressman bob goodlatte is ready to rescue the once dead on arrival gang of eight immigration bill. your reaction? >> well, that's a silly way to put it. what goodlatte doing is what republicans in the house have always said they're going to do. they're always vaguely interested in what the senate does. they're never going to agree to what the senate puts out as their opening bid but the house republicans want to see the border made secure without spending a jillion dollars. we will do something on the dream act for people who are 4 years old when they came across the border and are now in college, or trying to get into the military. we need as an economy more h-1b visas, the high tech visas. right now we're telling people you can't stay here, and start a company to compete with us, you can'
at a louisiana bank ended with a hostage and a gunman dead. investigators say the 20-year- old suspect had no intention of robbing the bank. they say he actually went into the bank yesterday armed with at least a handgun and took three captives. he later freed a female bank teller but just before midnight as swat teams moved in he shot the other two hostages killing one of them. police then killed him. >> it's not intent to rob that bank. information that was alabama taped from his appointment was written notes, plan. he actually had a book for negotiation. >>> investigators say he planned to take hostages for some time. they say he was mentally unstable and believed a device had been planted in his head. >>> your time is 5:25. later on today police in santa cruz will start passing out lists of where crimes will probably occur in that city. the police department is telling the newspaper this is part of a program called predictive policing. a deputy police chief traveled to england where this program originated. the police department will release the most likely crime locations and give not
of florida and also into sections of louisiana. we received too much rain already for the summer months at least to what is average. we are talking more heavy rain expected across many of the areas. a lot of it is associated with tropical moisture. we are watching the area of low pressure and it could phoningsly become a tropical storm or depression as we head to the next couple days as we move into the gulf of mexico. regardless of developments this is what is going to be happening over the next several days across parts of georgia, florida panhandle 5-8 inches of rain are possible out here locally even higher amounts of flooding is going to be a huge concern as we head into the end of the workweek and also into the weekend coming up. you can see we have a line of showers and storms set up along sections of the carolinas also to georgia. we have the threat of severe weather across parts of the plains starparts of setexas int central north dakota. another cool start to the day in the great lakes and northeast. well below average. current temperatures only 40 in international falls. only
, right? this happened in a louisiana buy you. the sinkhole swallowed several tall cypress trees. they are first leaning, as the branches go, soon, it is buried under water. scientists believe the hole in the earth is over 24 acres. they expect it to grow more over the next few years. >> that is something. >>> coming up. privacy invaded. new documents showing the government illegally obtained tens of thousands of american e-mails. now the nsa is explaining. >>> dr. phil responds after deleting a text if it was okay to sleep with a drunk girl. what he had to say about that coming up. but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? i dbefore i dosearch any projects on my home. i love my contractor, and i am so thankful to angie's list for bringing us together. find out why more than two million members count on an
sink hole group of trees in louisiana. take a look at this. it sucks them up. the sink hole is more than a year old they say and 22 acres. that thing is pretty big. it forced hundreds of people out of their homes but nobody was hurt in the incident. >> an extreme weather alert to tell you about. talk about extreme several wildfires continue to burn in the west. right now burning in pretty much every state in the west. this as the u.s. forest service says it is running out of money. a billion dollars has been spent so far. they are diverting another $600 million from other areas to fight these fires. maria molina has more. >> i want to show you one of the reasons why we have all of these wildfires burning for many out of control across states in the west. take a look at this. from montana to idaho to nevada even parts of the four corners we have anywhere from severe to extreme job conditions. that has dry brush many wildfires use as fuel to continue to burn. the weather conditions are playing a role here. we have low humidity we have warm temperatures and strong winds gusting over 35
the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. heading towards louisiana avenue as they make their way towards the lincoln memorial. at least 100,000 people gathering for speeches. we have a little bit of a weather issue. the "today" show's al roker. what have you seen so far? there's a little bit of nervousness about the weather. >> yes, it was raining here earlier. it's been -- it's still sprinkling off and on. we expect it to dry out maybe in the next hour or so. and then there's another area of showers and thunderstorms back through western p.a. and maryland that will probably get in here later this afternoon. probably about the time the president is expecting or thereabouts. it's going to be kind of interesting. right now, sound checks, folks milling about. obviously, as you can imagine, security is very tight here. we went through some of the tightest security i remember coming through events here in washington, even more so than an inaugural. and like i said, people are, though, very -- there's a festive mood here. people are really excited about being here, chuck. >> and i want
back to the louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities, knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. let us not wallow in the valley of despair. i say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, i still have a dream. it is a dream deeply rooted in the american dream. i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "we hold these truths to be system of self- -- self evident that all men are created equal." i have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i
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